Shetley Family History

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Shetley Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin: compare Shatley and Shetterly.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Shatley, Shelley, Sherley, Shepley, Henley, Sherfey, Smitley, Shelby

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Shetley Family Origin

Where is the Shetley family from?

Shetley Family Occupations

What did your Shetley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shetley. 16% of Shetley men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Shetley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shetley were Carpenter and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Cook

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Shetley Historical Records

What Shetley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shetley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 93 immigration records available for the last name Shetley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 358 military records available for the last name Shetley. For the veterans among your Shetley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Shetley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shetley in 1954 was 57, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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